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Drop the attitude: 8 ways mature workers need to mind their job search manners

An article I came across posted in Quintessential Careers from Susan Jepson, Director of National Senior Networks, reminds us that jobseekers must maintain a positive attitude, even mature workers. In her article, Mature Job-Seekers: Are You Practicing Reverse Age Discrimination in Your … Continue reading

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5 ways the introvert succeeds in the job search

Do you know an introvert who is an active listener and can also make small talk with the best of them; is enthusiastic about writing and also enjoys speaking in public; and thinks before he acts, yet takes well-timed risks? This … Continue reading

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Four things you can do to keep your clients out of their “panic zone”

Guest writer, Jim Peacock, writes about the stretch zone, which is between the comfort and freak out zones. This resonated with me; the fact that we need to take action and not fear failure…rather expect it. “Get out of your … Continue reading

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10 symptoms of unemployment, and why you should greet the unemployed with care

A very talented man in pursuit of a job wrote to me that he’s been discouraged—almost amazed—by the insensitivity some people have displayed when talking to him. They begin the conversation by asking him if he’s still looking for work. “I believe … Continue reading

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The single best advice for the job search and 9 steps to follow in one day

You’re probably thinking this post is about networking. Nah, I’m actually tired of talking about networking. Or you might think this is about writing a résumé recruiters are dying to read. Nope. Maybe you think this post is about the … Continue reading

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4 ways to break down your time in the job search

There’s been speculation as to how jobseekers should segment their time for the job search. Some embrace the idea of dedicating a certain amount of time to their job search methods; They have a well-devised plan. Others don’t give much … Continue reading

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The 12 types of job-search networkers; the good and the bad

When you work at an urban career center, you come into contact with many different personalities. The customers that stick in your mind are the ones who not only help themselves, but also look out for others. In other words, they help their … Continue reading

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